Implied ‘good faith’ in employment contracts

A recent decision of the Supreme Court of Western Australia (Rogan-Gardiner v Woolworths) confirms that employers usually owe a duty of good faith to their employees. Ms Rogan-Gardiner had been the state accountant for Woolworths in Western Australia for eight years when in 2002, Woolworths undertook a nationwide restructure. Ms Rogan-Gardiner’s position was abolished whilst […]